Adele & Taylor Swift Rule The BBC Music Awards: Performances + Winners

December 11, 2015 By Jordan Miller

See a full list of the winners plus performances from One Direction, Ellie Goulding and more.


Adele’s win at the BBC Music Awards is the first of many.

When the record-breaking slows down, Adele will experience another surge of accolades when awards season rolls around. She took home the award for British Artist of the Year against Ed Sheeran, Jamie XX, Florence + The Machine, Foals and Years & Years at the BBC Music Awards, Billboard reports.

Also winning big is Taylor Swift, who was honored as the International Artist of the Year.

One Direction, who will perform one of their last shows together on The X Factor U.K. finale on Sunday, Ellie Goulding and Rod Stewart performed live at the event.

See a full list of winners and performances below:

British Artist of the Year

  • Adele
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Jamie XX
  • Florence + The Machine
  • Foals
  • Years & Years

International Artist of the Year

  • Foo Fighters
  • Hozier
  • Major Lazer
  • Prince
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Weeknd

Song of the Year

  • Ed Sheeran – Bloodstream
  • Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
  • Hozier – Take Me To Church 
  • Jason Derulo – Want To Want Me
  • Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand
  • Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. MØ – Lean On
  • Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
  • OMI – Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)
  • The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face
  • Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – See You Again

British live performance of the year

  • Adele at the BBC
  • Florence + The Machine – Glastonbury
  • Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Radio 2 In Concert
  • Lionel Richie- Glastonbury
  • BBC Radio 1 at the BBC Proms
  • BBC Radio 1Xtra at the BBC Proms

BBC Introducing Act

  • Jack Garratt 

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